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Chocolate Peppermint Patty Cookies

Chewy chocolate cookies with a creamy cool mint center. These Chocolate Peppermint Pattie Cookies need to be added to your Christmas cookie bake list!
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 1 hr 10 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Total Time 1 hr 22 mins
Course cookies
Cuisine American
Servings 18 cookies


  • 2/3 cup butter softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 18 - 20 small peppermint patties unwrapped


  • In a large mixing bowl, beat together butter and sugar.
  • Add egg, milk and vanilla, mix well.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt.
  • Add flour mixture to butter mixture,stirring with spoon until well combined and no more dry patches.
  • Refrigerate dough for 1 -2 hours or until chilled and firm enough to handle. Dough will be a little soft.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease cookie sheet or line with parchment paper.
  • Scoop out tablespoon of cookie dough. Roll dough into a ball. Flatten slightly and press peppermint patty into dough. Mold dough around patty so that it is completely covered. It's important that the patty is completely covered - it will melt and ooze out if it's not.
  • Place on prepared cookie sheet.
  • Bake for about 12 minutes or until cookie is set.
  • Let cookie rest for a minute or two on cookie sheet and carefully transfer to wire rack. Cool completely. Store in sealed container.
  • Makes approximately 18 cookies.